B&G vs. Kakhi
Stella Maris B Hall (stella@UDEL.EDU)
Mon, 28 Oct 1996 09:59:29 -0500
i cannot accept that blue and gold is tradition because:
*traditions are optional. wearing b&g for wolf and bear female
den leaders in not. tradition is eating turkey on
thanksgiving. those who do not like turkey can and do
eat something else.
*tradition is something observed by the group as a whole. we have
a distinction between male and female leaders when it
comes to uniforms. as a matter of fact, there is no
official "female" head gear available.
*tradition would mandate that all cub leaders, male and female,
wear the blue and gold, as it was at the inception of the
program here in this country.
I believe that in scouting, as with life in general, one must take the
good and the bad. we can't pick and choose. uniform for adult leaders
should be the same for all adults, regardless of gender, or it is no
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On Fri, 25 Oct 1996, Mike & Cathy Carver wrote:
> Blue and Gold is tradition ladies --- there is nothing wrong with
> There is nothing wrong with tradition, but I prefer the khaki uniform
> because it is a heavier material. Last week at a training session one
> woman pointed out that the yellow uniform is rather thin and
> SEE-THROUGH. Boys of Cub Scouting age would find this uniform somewhat
> of a distraction. It also would make me very uncomfortable.
> Mount Baker Council
> Pack 75, Burlington WA
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